Featured Alumni

the Oregon Duck and a recent graduate of the College of Education
students on graduation day

Learn more about Katie Alvarez, a student in the Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education program and the Special Education PhD program, through our Student Spotlight series.
Learn more about Taralee Suppah (Ahshamnasho), Sapsik'ʷałá program alumni, through our Alumni Spotlight series.
A warm welcome to Jenny Wu, the College of Education’s new Data Analyst and proud alumna!
For Melaney the mentorship that she received from teachers and professors gave her the confidence to pursue her dream and become a speech pathologist.
Alison Cerezo, PhD ’09 Counseling Psychology, is rooted in their community. So, when it came time to choose their discipline, counseling psychology was a natural choice because of its approach to mental health.
For Rene Cabrera, MS ’22 School Psychology, family is everything. He sees his accomplishments as a reflection on the hard work of his parents, who were immigrants from Mexico.
Marty Wilder, MEd ’11 Curriculum and Teaching, was teaching high school when a student called upon LGBTQIA+ teachers to “come out of the closet” and be positive role models to their students. Marty, a trans man, saw this as a wakeup call, causing him to reevaluate his approach to his identity in the classroom.
Randi Ross, BS ‘21 Family and Human Services, is passionate about child abuse prevention. Her personal experience as a survivor led to her pursuing a degree at the UO to serve the community as a social worker, but she discovered a love of research and prevention.
Triple duck Jonathon Henderson, BS ‘07 Political Science, MS ‘09 Conflict & Dispute Resolution, PhD ‘15 Critical and Sociocultural Studies in Education, is used to leading the way.
Edith Green, BA ’39 (English, education) was the second woman from Oregon to be elected to the US House of Representatives. Edith championed several issues related to education and gender equality legislation.